Category: USA

Best Places to Visit in USA

The United States is a really big place! With almost 4 million miles of area and a population of 323 million it is a really, really big place!

I’m from the second largest state in the US – Texas. Texans are proud that everything in Texas is bigger! There is a LOT to see here!

Austin – largest urban bat colony in the world

Fall Foliage in Texas – Yes, it does exist!

Which states are the best ones for YOUR family vacations?

The Austin Postcard mural with family

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Pops – Quirky Route 66

Pops – a must visit spot on Quirky Route 66 Road trips are a great way to see a country. Leave time to stop for snacks, gas, and stretching everyone’s legs. Also, plan for...

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What to see on Route 66

Route 66 If your idea of a road tripping involves the weird, odd, or unusual, you’ll love historic Route 66. Historic Route 66 has had many names: Will Rogers Highway Main Street of America...

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Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell is the highest point in Austin (775 feet above the lake) and a fantastic spot to get a lovely view of both downtown and the Colorado River. Head there early to beat...

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Crazy laws – Texas

Texans are a proud bunch. I’m a native Houstonian so I certainly fall into the category of a proud Texan, too. Texans love that things are BIG in Texas. Texans love food! Texans even...

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Helicopter Ride New York City

New York City – From Above! New York City is a place filled with countless things to see and experience year-round. With great public transportation available, you can rest your tired feet and take...

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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio

Texas is a BIG state with a BIG list of fun things to do! San Antonio has a totally different flavor than the other cities in Texas and is a must visit if you...

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English High Tea in Austin

I love tea. I love all tea. I especially enjoy hot tea…year round. It’s 100 degrees outside in the Texas summer and I’m inside sipping hot tea most of the day. I like iced...

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Texas Places to Visit

Texas is the 2nd largest state in the United States, right behind Alaska, but most people think of it as the biggest. Perhaps because so much of Alaska is wide open places and Texas...

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The Oasis Austin – Menu and Information

Hidden in the Hill Country outside of Austin is the largest restaurant in the Western Hemisphere. This amazing restaurant and complex is a destination for anyone who visits Austin.   The Oasis Austin –...

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Fun Things to Do in Dallas, Texas

Planning a Trip to Dallas – the “Big D” in Texas? It is a fun place to visit with the family and there are lots of things to do and see. Texas is larger...